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Author Adriaanse, Catharina

Title On Measuring and Explaining Neighbourhood Succes : a Behavioural Economic Approach / door Catharina Cornelia Martina Adriaanse
Published Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Series Sustainable Urban Areas
Sustainable urban areas.
Contents Title page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Measuring residential satisfaction: a residential environmental satisfaction scale (RESS); The Dutch Residential Nuisance Scale: an outcome measure for reported nuisance in subgroup analysis; The relationship between risk factors, nuisance and residential environmental satisfaction; The importance of norms: behavioural game theory as a tool to understand neighbourhood events; Mutual trust and verbal sanctioning as proximate causes of a viable residential social climate; Conclusion and discussion; Samenvatting (Dutch summary); Curriculum vitae
Summary This study combines qualitative and quantitative research methods to explain which factors contribute to a problem-free or problematic functioning of neighbourhoods in general and especially of Dutch neighbourhoods that were built in the first years after World War II. An important part of the book is about the development of measuring instruments. Special attention is given to the development of a risk scale that offers researchers and policymakers the opportunity to distinguish on a metric level between problematic and successful neighbourhoods. This book brings together key insights from ur
Notes Ph. D. Technische Universiteit Delft
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Summary in Dutch
Print version record
Subject Urban economics.
Game theory.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Theory.
Game theory
Urban economics
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781607507871